The director of the National Centre for Professional Education Quality Assurance, Foundation (ANQA) Ruben Topchyan had a meeting withthe expert group of Peer Learning for Social Dimension . The experts are in Armenia to explore the higher education system of our country, focusing on the social dimension.
Mr. Topchyan presented the peculiarities of Armenian higher education system, the accreditation process of HEIs, the most frequently encountered issues in the universities and the steps of linking the labour market and the university.
ANQA discusses the accreditation process and possible reforms with the representatives of universities. The aim is to make the accreditation process more productive.
On 9th and 10th of July a round table discussion took place in ANQA with the representatives of universities and the experts.
Director of National Centre for educational quality assurance foundation (ANQA) Ruben Topchyan received Adviser to the Director on Research affairs of European and international relations directorate of the France Ministry of Higher Education and Research Jean-Luc Clément.
Mr. Clément is in Armenia for getting acquainted with the Armenian higher education system and its peculiarities.
The experts’ report preliminary versions are sent to five universities that are passing accreditation. ASUE, Yerevan Agricultural University, Yerevan Haybusak University, Mkhitar Gosh Armenian-Russian International University and Public Administration Academy are passing accreditation.
These universities earlier had presented self-analysis to ANQA, then during April-May experts visits to universities took place. Now the preliminary version of experts’ report is sent to each university.